Please find below the DRES Community Report.  This report contains all of the feedback from the DRES staff, students, and parent/community stakeholders for the DRES Principal search and will be used to hire the new DRES Principal to replace Lydia Bates at the conclusion of this school year when she retires. 

Click here to view the community report.  


The following table outlines the overall principal selection process.


Process Step


Principal posting



Friday, December 4-(Screening begins on January 5) through January 15

Staff Listening Session

(Staff attending a listening session will be given preference in selection to an interview team)

Thursday, December 17, 3:00-5:00, p.m.


Provide feedback:

Parent, Guardian and Community Listening Session

(Stakeholders attending a listening session will be given preference in selection to an interview team)

Thursday, December 17, 3:00-5:00 p.m.


Provide feedback:


Parents and Staff apply online to be part of interview process (students will be invited from student council)

December 15 -January 5


Application Link:

Paper screening of principal applications

January 5-15

Conduct principal candidate screening interviews

January 26

Principal candidates interview with the superintendent

Tuesday, February 9

Dos Rios interviews of principal finalists


Written feedback from stakeholders in two interview teams including staff, parents/community, and administrators.  A third interview team will tour to conduct a site tour for each finalist and offer written feedback.


10 Staff

8 Community/Parents

6 Administrators

Thursday, February 11, 4-7 p.m.

Input and feedback collected and considered by superintendent before reaching a final decision

Friday, February 12

Announce New Dos Rios Principal

Tuesday, February 16


Please know I look forward to your feedback and involvement in finding the best leadership to continue the excellence at Dos Rios.


Thank you,


Wes Tuttle

Director of Elementary Schools






Letter from the Principals

Open Enrollment Deadline December 18


The open enrollment deadline for schools of choice is quickly approaching. This is especially important for our fifth graders who will be attending middle school next year. If you live within the Dos Rios attendance area, Prairie Heights Middle School is your neighborhood school. Bus transportation will only be provided to neighborhood schools.


Applications for open enrollment are available in the Dos Rios front office. Also, both Prairie Heights and Brentwood Middle Schools will present to our fifth graders this year, and we highly encourage parents and students to visit the schools and ask questions of the middle school staffs and students. More information for District 6 middle schools can be found below:


Prairie Heights Middle School

3737 65th Avenue, Evans, Colorado 80634

(970) 348-3600


Brentwood Middle School

2600 24th Avenue Court Greeley, Colorado 80634

(970) 348-3000


Franklin Middle School

818 35th Avenue Greeley, Colorado 80634

(970) 348-3200


Heath Middle School

2223 16th Street Greeley, Colorado 80631

(970) 348-3400



Lydia Bates

Dos Rios Principal

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